Creative Sustainability Community Hubs

Building Connections

  • Barnwood Trust: community building guide. This is a hands-on guide to community building where you will find practical guidance and examples of community building techniques at different stages of connecting people in a place.
  • Locality: community engagement toolkit. This toolkit is designed to be a reference and information source for all voluntary and community organisations looking to inform, empower, consult, or collaborate with the communities they are embedded in and serve.
  • Seeds of Change is a worker’s co-op with lots of resources to help groups organise in a more strategic, effective and empowering way. These include guides on door knocking, consensus decision making, setting up groups, running coops and much more.   
  • TH!NK FC – fun and useful ways to identify the assets and strengths of people in your area that improve the quality of community life. 
  • Brighton’s Resource Centre – a charity serving the community and voluntary sector in Brighton, with lots of useful (and free) templates and guides for community groups starting out in life. 
  • Power to Change – The Community Hub handbook: How to run a successful hub and make your neighbourhood thrive.